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NEW ORLEANS SUMMER PARTY AT THE DAKOTA

Posted on August 9, 2016 in Uncategorized

Minneapolis and New Orleans are connected by more than the mighty Mississippi: these river cities’ musical histories are interconnected. The Dakota has presented the past, present, and future of New Orleans and greater Louisiana over the years.  We’re excited to bring an entire weekend of NOLA to the Dakota! “the new face of post-Katrina New Orleans…He sanctifies, electrifies, hellafies. If you weren’t dancing at this show you were dead.” –…

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FACINATING DAKHABRAKHA BRING THEIR MAGIC BACK TO THE DAKOTA

Posted on August 4, 2016 in Uncategorized

Words to characterize the music and experience of Dakhabrakha are not easy to pinpoint, but It’s worth it to try! Everyone who cares about music should be made aware of how remarkable these performers truly are. The often used blanket term “world music” is grossly inadequate in its attempt to convey to one who has not been in their presence what to expect from this Kyiv, Ukraine quartet. Distinctive, high…

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NEW SHOWS ON SALE – 7/29

Posted on July 29, 2016 in Featured Blog Post, Uncategorized

RED BARAAT September 6 at 7pm – click here for tickets Formed in 2008, Red Baraat is a pioneering eight-piece band from Brooklyn, New York. Conceived by Sunny Jain, the group has drawn worldwide praise for its singular sound — a merging of hard driving North Indian bhangra rhythms with elements of jazz, go-go, brass funk, and hip-hop. Created with no less a purposeful agenda than manifesting joy and unity…

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FIVE NEW SHOWS ON SALE – 7/15/16

Posted on July 15, 2016 in Featured Blog Post, Uncategorized

JOHN JORGENSON BLUEGRASS BAND (click desired date and time for tickets) August 20 at 7pm The John Jorgenson Bluegrass Band features four legendary musicians: John Jorgenson on guitar, mandolin and vocals; Herb Pedersen on banjo, guitar and vocals; Jon Randall on guitar and vocals; and Mark Fain on bass. Music virtuoso John Jorgenson, known for his blistering guitar licks and mastery of a broad musical palette, has earned a reputation as…

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FOUR NEW SHOWS ON SALE – 7/8/2016

Posted on July 8, 2016 in Uncategorized

Marc and Ted Broussard Acoustic Show (click desired date & time for tickets) August 1 at 7pm August 2 at 7pm Broussard is an old-school Southern soul singer blessed with a rarefied gift and innate stylistic and emotional authenticity, causing the L.A. Times to rave, “The guy can really sing, with power, nuance and class. Anybody got a phone book? I’d listen to him hum a few pages.” Broussard is…

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SIX NEW SHOWS ON SALE – 7/1/16

Posted on June 30, 2016 in Uncategorized

Glen David Andrews Aug 12 at 7pm Aug 12 at 9pm “the new face of post-Katrina New Orleans…He sanctifies, electrifies, hellafies. If you weren’t dancing at this show you were dead.” – Houston Press One of the most energetic performers in Louisiana, trombonist/vocalist Andrews has stolen the show at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival for several years. His infectious gospel-fused blend of funk, soul, brass band music, and…

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Nicollet Mall Construction Update

Posted on June 20, 2016 in Featured Blog Post, Uncategorized

Currently the Mall is under demolition right in front of the Dakota’s front door.  As such, the only access to the club is through the Target HQ lobby on the corner of 10th and Nicollet, the same lobby where we set up our Will Call desk for check-in to ticketed shows. Access is restricted there through the revolving doors on 10th St., or from the skyway from the Retek building.…